Sporting activities Information of Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Black Stars assistant coach, Ibrahim Tanko, has disclosed that Ghana tried using a new method of engage in in opposition to South Africa to see how it will function at the Egypt 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
In a chat with the Day-to-day Graphic yesterday from the team’s Dubai base, Mentor Tanko claimed the Stars began very last Saturday’s scoreless attract recreation with the 4-2-3-1 system, with Kwadwo Asamoah and Thomas Partey in midfield and skipper Andre Dede Ayew actively playing the regular selection 10 function.
He, nonetheless, exposed that the Stars commenced slowly but surely and essential about 10 minutes to settle and get their rhythm as Asamoah and Partey, who are each offensive midfielders, struggled originally to alter to the defensive midfield role.
“It was a quite great sport for us.
The 1st five minutes was a bit slow mainly because we tried out a new process (4-2-3-1), with Kwadwo Asamoah and Partey actively playing as the two midfielders and Dede Ayew as the amount 10.
“As you know, both of those players are offensive-oriented so we had a issue as to who would remain and who would go but after 10 minutes we settled and got our rhythm,” he mentioned.
According to him, the Stars dominated the rest of the 1st 50 % and developed some good scoring opportunities.
They even scored a target by Jordan Ayew, which was disallowed by the referee.
He further disclosed that Ghana resorted to the 4-4-2 program in the next fifty percent, with youthful striker Kwabena Owusu and Jordan Ayew leading the assault, while Samuel Owusu and Dede operated on the suitable and still left wings, respectively.
He extra that later on in the activity, Mubarak Wakaso and Afriyie Acquah replaced Asamoah and Partey, respectively, although Asamoah Gyan also joined the action in the 70th minute.
Mentor Tanko explained the match as a excellent work out that would help the Stars in their closing preparation toward their departure to Egypt on Thursday.